And that's actually a good thing.
The new, wide-ranging warning about romaine lettuce illustrates gaps in the government's ability to oversee food safety.
What the company can learn from its recent E. coli outbreak.
Emerging research shows that bacteria have powers to engineer the environment, to communicate and to affect human well-being. They may even think.
Wastewater recycling and other water-efficiency programs are saving aquifers and helping a famed produce industry thrive.
Confidence in the American food supply has been at a low ebb of late. A resumed federal focus and frequenting local producers may help reverse the tide.
As this blog has been telling readers for a while now, medical research on mice should never be shunted — unless, of course, the 'shunt' itself is the focus of the research.
As food irradiation remains a sensitive subject in the U.S., the mechanics of killing bacteria on food without irradiating it just got a little easier.
Scientists at the USDA suggest that irradiation can kill pathogens that are beyond the reach of conventional chemical sanitizers used on farms.
Sterilizing the family farm may not be the best way to keep E. coli out of your salad.